Automotive Tech Advances Cast a Wide Net for Semiconductor Growth Lisa Ann Cairns 2/11/2016 Post a comment Although the momentum for “driverless cars” has been gaining speed, there are many initial tech challenges to overcome. Meanwhile, the path towards autonomous vehicles is presenting healthy and sustainable competition for a wide set of companies along the semiconductor and electronics supply chain.
What Does Auto Industry Want from 5G? Junko Yoshida 2/10/2016 Post a comment Although the cellular industry is busy pitching a yet-to-be-defined fifth-generation (5G) cellular standard as all things to all people (and all industries) including cars, carmakers' actual readiness for 5G is entirely another story.
19 Views of ISSCC Rick Merritt 2/9/2016 Post a comment Chips for smart cars, fast wired and wireless links, cool cameras and more appeared at at the International Solid State Circuits Conference.
5 Ways IPS Can Impact Warehouse Operations Christian Lundquist 2/1/2016 (1) comment Companies that focus on logistics and warehouse management perpetually search for better ways of increasing productivity, cutting costs, and improving safety for both workers and goods.
Keeping Drones in Check Brian Dipert 1/21/2016 Post a comment The fundamental question with drones, as with plenty of past innovations, is how to keep technology from slipping out of control.
UPS: 3D Printing Maps Out A New Future Curtis Franklin Jr 1/13/2016 Post a comment UPS is embracing 3D printing as part of the future of logistics. Here's how the logistics company is using technology and some key partnerships to map out a new future for its supply chain.
8 Predictions for 2016 Rick Merritt 1/4/2016 (1) comment It’s been a long, busy year and my crystal ball is flashing me warnings that its battery is almost spent, so take these few blurry visions for what they’re worth.
Calculating the ROI of Your WMS Eric Allais 1/4/2016 (1) comment Getting a positive ROI from a new WMS installation takes less time than distributors usually assume and the new system will continue to produce new improvements long after implementation.
5 Measurable Benefits that WMS Delivers Eric Allais 12/28/2015 (1) comment At its core, a warehouse management system (WMS) is a tool for improving a warehouse’s ROI through improved customer service. The five key benefits of a WMS are inventory management, workforce productivity, customer satisfaction, efficient use of space and more intelligent material handling equipment.
VR Ride Pumped Me Up Rick Merritt 12/18/2015 Post a comment A drive, ride and fly through virtual reality courtesy of a new peripheral from startup Virzoom reaffirms that VR world will someday be vast.
'Tis the Season to Party Hailey Lynne McKeefry 12/18/2015 Post a comment Technology companies may be a step ahead in planning holiday get togethers--there's a lot of cool mobile apps to make the job easy.
Making Interstate Safe for Cap’n Crunch Junko Yoshida 12/15/2015 Post a comment Startup Nauto plans to announce at CES 2016 a device based on cameras coupled with smart computer-vision algorithms to retrofit cars with driver-assistance technology that sets the stage for full autonomy.
Ready for the Holidays? Tips for Supply Chain Success Donna Fritz 12/1/2015 (1) comment Preparing supply chain operations for the holiday can seem daunting, but the sooner companies implement some proven best practices, the more strategic value they can add the organization -- and avoid a potentially costly meltdown during the most wonderful time of the year.
Why Japan Hasn't Led IoT Junko Yoshida 11/19/2015 Post a comment During his keynote speech at the Embedded/IoT Technology conference, Ken Sakamura, creator of TRON, Japan’s home-grown RTOS, blasted Japanese embedded designers for their inability to lead the Internet of Things on the world stage.
Mini-MBA Focuses on IoT Impact on Supply Chain Susan Fourtané 11/19/2015 Post a comment Value supply chains are looking for qualified talent with knowledge on today's organizational structure, the latest technological developments, and processes that will shape the next-generation supply chain. Rutgers Business School Executive Education new Mini-MBA aims to provide those skills.
Is Detroit Dead Meat? Junko Yoshida 11/16/2015 Post a comment Calling Detroit’s auto industry ‘dead meat’ presumes that car OEMs lack the skills to develop software-centric cars. I don’t disagree. But any conclusion that requires an almost blind faith in Google and Apple makes me leery.
Ensure Your Supply Chain Can Weather the Storm Evan Puzey 11/12/2015 Post a comment For supply chain and transportation experts, weather is top of mind as they work to anticipate potential pitfalls. Technology, visibility, and transportation management solutions have a vital role to play in that preparation.
10 Early Stage Technology Innovations Point to the Future Hailey Lynne McKeefry 11/12/2015 Post a comment Emerging technologies, including printed electronics, wearable technology, 3D printing, sensors, energy harvesting, electric vehicles and new advanced materials,are set to change the electronics market. Here's a look at 10 innovative embryonic technologies.
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